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Gardner, Ava 1922-1990

Works: 482 works in 1,477 publications in 8 languages and 27,964 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  History  Personal narratives  Audio adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Fiction  Interviews 
Subject Headings: Motion picture actors and actresses 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Collector, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Show boat by George Sidney( visu )
52 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,393 libraries worldwide
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Ernest Hemingway's the snows of Kilimanjaro by Henry King( visu )
162 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,927 libraries worldwide
A drama about a successful but disillusioned writer who is near death from a hunting wound in Africa and who reviews his amorous intrigues and his experiences as hunter and world traveler. Filmed in part in Africa, Paris, and on the Riviera
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( visu )
36 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere, with the exception of Australia. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise
The night of the iguana by John Huston( visu )
27 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The Bible in the beginning ( visu )
30 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 970 libraries worldwide
Depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis on an epic scale, including the story of man's creation, his fall, his survival, and his indomitable faith in the future
Seven days in May ( visu )
18 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?" -- Container
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
49 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 800 libraries worldwide
With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart), she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul
Mogambo by John Ford( visu )
36 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 658 libraries worldwide
A remake of "Red Dust" (1932), a romantic triangle set in Africa
The sun also rises by Henry King( visu )
18 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 557 libraries worldwide
A group of Americans that have become friends because of the war, spend their time in Europe in 1922, still living as if every day was their last
The life and times of Judge Roy Bean by Paul Newman( visu )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
In this farcical western, an outlaw, Judge Roy Bean, takes over the Texas town of Vinegaroon and begins to dispense his own brand of justice. Known as the hanging judge, Bean presides over the town with pistols and occasionally unpredictable notions of justice
Earthquake by Charlton Heston( visu )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 444 libraries worldwide
When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( visu )
18 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Pandora Reynolds (Gardner) is a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, with whom all men fall hopelessly in love. But Pandora, never having known true love, is indifferent to her suitors' affections. Until, one evening, she swims out to a mysterious yacht and meets its captain--a Dutchman named Hendrick van der Zee (Mason)
Knights of the Round Table by Richard Thorpe( visu )
40 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 356 libraries worldwide
The classic version of the legend of Camelot. Return to a time of sweet romance when knighthood was in flower. The newly crowned King of England, Arthur Pendragon, dedicates his reign and the fellowship of the Knights of the Round Table to the ideals of peace, justice and chivalry. The noble knight, Sir Lancelot, and Arthur's Queen Guinevere are torn between their secret love for one another and their loyalty to Arthur
55 days at Peking by Samuel Bronston( visu )
39 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 323 libraries worldwide
A small handful of European men, women, and children from eleven foreign delegations become trapped and beseiged during the Chinese Boxer Rebellion of 1900
Ernest Hemingway's snows of Kilimanjaro ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
A famous writer, recovering from injuries on East Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Show Boat: Musical Comedy in Two Acts. Book: Oscar Hammerstein
One touch of Venus by William A Seiter( visu )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A young window dresser's problems begin when he kisses a statue of Venus, which comes to life. This Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment. Her presence causes everyone around her to fall in love, except for the window dresser, who is terrified of her advances toward him. The young man suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer and a jealous fiancée
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( visu )
39 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, who was expecting them. An insurance investigator pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the slain gas station attendant's life, the investigator uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with a gorgeous and mysterious woman
Ghosts on the loose by William Beaudine( visu )
28 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 232 libraries worldwide
The East Side Kids get tangled up in wartime espionage and intrigue when they stumble upon a sinister haunted house that turns out to be secret Nazi headquarters
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Alternative Names
Gardner, Ava
Gardner, Ava Lavina, 1922-1990
Gardner, Ava Lavinia.
Gardner, Ava Lavinia, 1922-1990
Gardner, Ava Lavinnia
Johnson, Lucy.
Johnson, Lucy 1922-1990
Rooney, Ava Gardner, 1922-1990
Shaw, Ava Gardner, 1922-1990
Sinatra, Ava Gardner, 1922-1990
English (604)
Spanish (42)
French (33)
German (29)
Multiple languages (6)
Japanese (4)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
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